Listen to Our Commentary Track for ‘Die Hard’

Bruce Willis in 'Die Hard'

Our commentary track for Die Hard is available for listening or download right here, and on iTunes here.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Die Hard–and the impending release of the cringingly-titled A Good Day to Die Hard–Paul and AJ have recorded a commentary track for John McTiernan’s 1988 action classic. The boys discuss a feminist interpretation of the film, the movie’s real love story (it ain’t between McClane and his wife), and why in the hell a terrorist would wear sweatpants.

Top 100 Characters in Modern Pop Culture: #50-41

On last night’s show, Paul and I continued our countdown of the Top 100 Characters in Modern Pop Culture with #s 50-41. Be sure to listen to the show for our full run-downs, but here are some choice excerpts:


PAUL: Toothless (How to Train Your Dragon)

In my opinion, the character’s progression throughout the film is pretty spot-on with what feels like natural behavior, from the frightened, wounded animal in the cove to the trusting “pet” that accepts help from his human to ultimately the loyal friend and protector.

AJ: Rick Blaine (Casablanca)

Humphrey Bogart is one of the greatest actors of all time, and no role better defines his appeal than that of expatriate café owner Rick Blaine.

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